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Lona Marie Hatfield Dobbs
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Lona Marie Hatfield Dobbs, 88, of Jolo, WV went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Princeton Community Hospital in Princeton, WV. Born April 18, 1930 in English, WV she was the daughter of the late Willard H. and Pearly Mae Sweeney Hatfield.

She was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith and attended the Three Forks Church of the Living God. She graduated from Iaeger High School and retired from the State of West Virginia having worked for the Department of Health and Human Services. She was a devoted follower of Jesus Christ and served alongside her husband faithfully in the ministry for more than 60 years. She was a loving mother, sister, grand mother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother and aunt.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 67 years, Rev. Fred L. Dobbs, her beloved daughter, Brenda Ann Dobbs Belcher, a grandson, Dustin Lonnie Belcher, and several brothers and sisters.

Those left to cherish her memory include sons; Stanley Dobbs and wife Elizabeth of Pipestem, WV, Gerald Dobbs and wife Carol of Jolo, WV, Randall Dobbs of Jolo, WV, Ricky Dobbs and wife Barbara of Bluefield, WV, Christopher Dobbs and companion Stephanie of Jolo, WV, Freddie Dobbs and companion Fina of Hillsville, VA; one brother Elza Hatfield and wife Faye of White Mountain, VA.

She is also survived by sixteen grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service to honor Mrs. Dobbs’ life will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at the Three Forks Church of the Living God in Jolo, WV with the Rev. Coy Baker and Rev. Hubert Sweeney officiating. Interment will follow at the Hatfield Family Cemetery in Three Forks.

Active pallbearers will be her grandsons.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 after 6:00 p.m. with an evening service to begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Three Forks Church of the Living God in Jolo, WV.

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The family of Lona Marie Hatfield Dobbs have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.

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6:00 PM
Community Church of the Living God

WV 635
Three Forks Road
Jolo, West Virginia 24850

Evening services will be held at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Community Church of the Living God

WV 635
Three Forks Road
Jolo, West Virginia 24850


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